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  • Williams, D.G., T.E. Huxman, R.L. Scott, D. Goodrich and G. Lin. 2006. Sensitivity of riparian ecosystems in arid and semiarid environments to moisture pulses. Hydrological Processes, in press.
  • Gao, Q.F., P.K.S. Shin, G.H. Lin, S.P. Chen, S.G. Cheung. 2005. Stable isotopic and fatty acid evidence for uptake of organic wastes from fish farming through green-lipped mussels (Perna viridis) in a polyculture system. Marine Ecology Progress Series, in press.
  • Niu, S.L., Y.F. Zhang, Z.Y. Yuan, W.X. Liu, J.H. Huang, S.Q. Wan. 2005. Effects of interspecific competition and nitrogen seasonality on the photosynthetic characteristics of C3 and C4 grasses. Environmental and Experimental Botany, in press.
  • Wang, C.H., S.Q. Wan, X.R. Xing, L. Zhang, X.G. Han. 2005. Temperature and soil moisture interactively affected soil net N mineralization in temperate grassland in Northern China. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, In press.
  • Cheng, X.L., S.Q. An, B. Li, J.Q. Chen, G.H. Lin, Y.H. Liu, Y.Q. Luo and S.R. Liu. 2005. Summer rain pulse size and rainwater uptake by three dominant desert plants in a desertified grassland ecosystem in northwestern China. Plant Ecology, Online.
  • Niu, S.L., G.M. Jiang, S.Q. Wan, Y.G. Li, L.M. Gao, M.Z. Liu. 2005. A sand-fixing pioneer C3 species in sandland displays characteristics of C4 metabolism. Environmental and Experimental Botany, online.
  • An, Y., S. Wan, X. Zhou, A.A. Subedar, L. Wallace, and Y. Luo. 2005. Plant nitrogen concentration, use efficiency, and contents in a tallgrass prairie ecosystem under experimental warming. Global Change Biology 11: 1733-1744.

  • Chen, S.P., Y.F. Bai, G.H. Lin, Y. Liang, and X.G. Han. 2005. Effects of grazing on photosynthetic characteristics of major steppe species in the Xilin River Basin, Inner Mongolia, China. Photosynthetica, 43: 559-565.

  • Chen, S.P., Y.F. Bai, G.H. Lin, X.G. Han. 2005. Variations in life-form composition and foliar carbon isotope discrimination among eight plant communities under different soil moisture conditions in the Xilin River Basin, Inner Mongolia, China. Ecological Research 20: 167-176.

  • Chen, S.P., Y.F. Bai, L.X. Zhang, X.G. Han. 2005. Comparing physiological responses of two dominant grass species to N addition in Xillin River Basin of China. Environmental and Experimental Botany 53: 65-75.

  • Huang, J.H., G.H. Lin, and X.G. Han. 2005. Comparative studies on water use efficiency of rhizophoraceae plants grown in different environments. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica, 29: 530-536. (in Chinese with English abstract).

  • Niu, S.L., Z.Y. Yuan, W.X. Liu, Y.F. Zhang, L. Zhang, J.H. Huang, and S.Q. Wan. 2005. Photosynthetic responses of C3 and C4 species to seasonal water variability and competition. Journal of Experimental Botany 56: 2867-2876.

  • Niu, S.L., G.M. Jiang, S.Q. Wan, M.Z. Liu, L.M. Gao, Y.G. Li. 2005. Ecophysiological acclimation to different soil moistures in plants from a semi-arid sandland. Journal of Arid Environments, 63: 353-365.

  • Niu, S.L., G.M. Jiang, L.M. Gao, Y.G. Li, C.D. Jiang, M.Z. Liu, H.X. Cui, L. Ding, Y. Peng. 2005. Ecophysiological comparisons of three plant functional types in Hunshandak Sandland. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 25: 699-704.

  • Sun, W., G.H. Lin, S.P. Chen, and J.H. Huang. 2005. Applications of stable isotope techniques and Keeling Plot approach to carbon and water exchange studies of terrestrial ecosystems. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica, 29(5): 851-862. (in Chinese with English abstract).

  • Wan, S.Q., D.F. Hui, L. Wallace, Y.Q. Luo. 2005. Direct and indirect effects of experimental warming on ecosystem carbon processes in a tallgrass prairie. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 19, GB2014, doi:10.1029/2004GB002315.

  • Yang, J.C., J.H. Huang, J.W. Tang, Q.M. Pan, and X.G. Han. 2005. Carbon sequestration in rubber tree plantations established on former arable lands in Xishuangbanna, SW China. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica 29: 296-303.

  • Yuan, Z., L. Li, X. Han, J. Huang, G. Jiang, S. Wan, W. Zhang, Q. Chen. 2005. Nitrogen resorption from senescing leaves in 28 plant species in a semi-arid region of northern China. Journal of Arid Environments 63: 191-202.

  • Yuan, Z., L. Li, X. Han, J. Huang, G. Jiang, S. Wan, W. Zhang, and Q. Chen. 2005. Soil characteristics and nitrogen resorption in Stipa krylovii native to northern China. Plant and Soil 273: 257-268.

  • Yuan, Z., L. Li, J. Huang, X. Han, S. Wan. 2005. Effect of Nitrogen Supply on the Nitrogen Use Efficiency of an Annual Herb, Helianthus annuus L. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 47: 539-548.

  • Yuan, Z., L. Li, X. Han, S. Wan, W. Zhang. 2005. Variation in nitrogen economy of two Stipa species in the semiarid region of northern China. Journal of Arid Environments 61: 13-25.

  • Yuan, Z.Y., L.H. Li, X.G. Han, J.H. Huang, and S.Q. Wan. 2005. Foliar nitrogen dynamics and nitrogen resorption of a sandy shrub Salix gordejevii in northern China. Plant and soil, 278: 183-193.

  • Ren, L.Y., Z.Y. Yuan, H.Y. Wang, Z.J. Wen. 2005. Nitrogen Resorption of Three Life-forms (Trees, Shrubs and Grasses) in the Semi-Arid Region of North China. Acta Botanica Boreali-Occidentalia Sinica 25: 497-502. (in Chinese with English abstract).

  • Zhang, W., K.M. Parker, Y. Luo, S. Wan, L.L. Wallace, and S. Hu. 2005. Soil microbial responses to experimental warming and clipping in a tallgrass prairie. Global Change Biology 11: 266-277.

  • He, N.P., X.G. Han, W. Sun, Q.M. Pan. 2004. Biogenic VOCs emission inventory development of temperate grassland vegetation in Xilin River Basin, Inner Mongolia, China. Journal of Environmental Science, 16(6): 1024-1032.

  • Hou, J.H., J.H. Huang, K.P. Ma. 2004. Eleven-year population growth dynamics of major species in a Quercus liaotungensis forest in the Dongling Mountains, Northern China. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica 28(5): 609-615.

  • Niu, S.L., G.M. Jiang, L.M. Gao, Y.G. Li, M.Z. Liu. 2004. Gas exchange and chlorophyll fluorescence response to simulated rainfall in Hedysarum fruticosum, Photosynthetica 42(1): 1-6.

  • Osmond, B., G. Ananyev, J. Berry, C. Langdon, G. Lin, R. Monson, C. Nichol, U. Rascher, U. Schurr, S. Smith, and D. Yakir. 2004. Changing the way we think about global change research: scaling up in experimental ecosystem science. Global Change Biology 10: 393-407.

  • Pendall, E., S. Bridgham, P. J. Hanson, B. Hungate, D.W. Kicklighter, D.W. Johnson, B.E. Law, Y. Luo, J.P. Megonigal, M. Olsrud, M.G. Ryan, S. Wan. 2004. Belowground process responses to elevated CO2 and temperature: a discussion of observations, measurement methods, and models. New Phytologist 162: 311-322.

  • Rascher, U., E.G. Bobich, G.H. Lin, A. Walter, T. Morris, M. Naumann, C.J. Nichol, D. Pierce, K. Bil, V. Kudeyarov, and J.A. Berry. 2004. Functional diversity of photosynthesis of during drought in a model tropical rainforest-the contributions of leaf area, photosynthetic electron transport and stomatal conductance to reduction in net ecosystem carbon exchange. Plant, Cell and Environment 27: 1239-1256.

  • Wan, S., R.J. Norby, K.S. Pregitzer, J. Ledford, and E.G. O'Neill. 2004. CO2 enrichment and warming of the atmosphere enhance both productivity and mortality of maple tree roots. New Phytologist 162: 437-446.

  • Wang, J.Z., G.H. Lin, J.H. Haung, X.G. Han. 2004. Applications of stable isotopes to study plant-animal relationships in terrestrial ecosystems. Chinese Science Bulletin 49(22): 2339-2347.

  • Wu, J., J. Huang, X. Han, et al. 2004. The Three Gorges Dam: an ecological perspective. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 2(5): 241-248.

  • Xu, C.Y., G.H. Lin, K.L. Griffin, R.N. and Sambrotto. 2004. Leaf respiratory CO2 is 13C-enriched relative to leaf organic components in five species of C3 plants. New Phytologist 163: 499-505.

  • Yang, J.C., J.H. Huang, Q.M. Pan, J.W. Tang, X.G. Han. 2004. Long-term impacts of land-use change on dynamics of tropical soil carbon and nitrogen. Journal of Environmental Science 16: 256-261.

  • Yang, J., J.H. Huang, X.M. Zhan, X. Li, L.H. Du, L.H. Li. 2004. The diurnal dynamic patterns of soil respiration for different plant communities in the agro-pastoral ecotone with reference to different measuring methods. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica 28(3): 318-325.

  • Yang, J.C., J.H. Huang, Q.M. Pan, X.G. Han. 2004. Spectroscopic characteristics of soil organic matter in different tropical ecosystems in Xishuangbanna, Southwest China. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica 28(5): 623-629.

  • Chen, S.P., Y.F. Bai, X.G. Han. 2003. Variations in Composition and Water Use Efficiency of Plant Functional Groups in the Xilin River Basin, Inner Mongolia: based on water ecological groups. Acta Botanica Sinica 45: 1251-1260.

  • Niu, S.L., G.M. Jiang, Y.G. Li, L.M. Gao, M.Z. Liu. 2003. Diurnal gas exchange and superior resources use efficiency of typical C4 species in HunshandakSandland, China. Photosynthetica 41(2): 221-226.

  • Niu, S.L., G.M. Jiang, Y.G. Li, L.M. Gao, M.Z. Liu, Y. Peng, L. Ding. 2003. Comparison of photosynthetic traits between two typical shrubs: legume and non-legume in Hunshandak Sandland. Photosynthetica 41 (1): 111-116.

  • Pataki, D.E., D.S. Ellsworth, R.D. Evans, M. Gonzalez-Meler, J. King, S.W. Leavitt, G. Lin, R. Matamala, E. Pendall, R. Siegwolf, C. Kessel, J.R. Ehleringer. 2003. Tracing changes in ecosystem function under elevated CO2 using stable isotopes. BioScience 53: 805-818.

  • Wan, S., and Y. Luo. 2003. Substrate regulation of soil respiration in a tallgrass prairie: Results of a clipping and shading experiment. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 17: 1054, doi:10.1029/2002GB001971.

  • Weltzin, J.F., M.E. Loik, S. Schwinning, D.G. Williams, P. Fay, B. Hadda, J. Harte, T.E. Huxman, A.K. Knapp, G. Lin, W.T. Pockman, M.R. Shaw, E.E. Small, M.D. Smith, S.D. Smith, D.T. Tissue, J.C. Zak. 2003. Assessing the response of terrestrial ecosystems to potential changes in precipitation. BioScience 53: 941-952.

  • Yepez, E.A., D.G. Williams, R. Scott, G. Lin. 2003. Partitioning overstory and understory evapotranspiration in a semiarid savanna ecosystem from the isotopic composition of water vapor. Agricultural and Forestry Meteorology 119: 53-68.

  • Chen, S.P., Y.F. Bai, X.G. Han. 2002. Variation of water-use efficiency of Leymus chinensis and Cleistogenes squarrosa in different plant communities in Xilin River Basin, Inner Mongolia. Acta Botanica Sinica 44: 1484-1490.

  • Chen, S.P., Y.F. Bai, X.G. Han. 2002. Applications of stable carbon isotope techniques to ecological research. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica 26: 549-560 (in Chinese with English abstract).

  • Liang, Y., S.P. Chen, Y.B. Gao, A.Z. Ren. 2002. Effects of endophyte infection on the growth of Lolium perenne L. under drought stress. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica 26: 621-626 (in Chinese with English abstract).

  • Liu, X., S. Wan, B. Su, D. Hui, and Y. Luo. 2002. Responses of soil CO2 efflux to water manipulation in a tallgrass prairie ecosystem. Plant and Soil 240: 213-223.

  • Wan, S., T. Yuan, S. Bowdish, L. Wallace, S. D. Russell, and Y. Luo. 2002. Response of an allergic species, Ambrosia psilostochya, to experimental warming and clipping: Implications for public health under global change. American Journal of Botany 89: 1843-1846.

  • Wan, S., Y. Luo, and L.L. Wallace. 2002. Changes in microclimate induced by experimental warming and clipping in tallgrass prairie. Global Change Biology 8: 754-768.

  • Chen, S.P., Y.B. Gao, Y. Liang, A.Z. Ren. 2001. Effect of endophyte infection on protective enzyme activities in leaves of Lolium perenne under water stress. Chinese Journal of Applied & Environmental Biology 7: 348-354 (in Chinese with English abstract).

  • Liang, Y., Y.B. Gao, S.P. Chen, A.Z. Ren. 2001. Effects of endophyte infection on photosynthesis, transpiration and water use efficiency of Lolium perenne L. under drought stress. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica 25: 537-543 (in Chinese with English abstract).

  • Lin, G., P.T. Rygiewicz, J.R. Ehleringer, M.G. Johnson, and D.T. Tingey. 2001. Time-dependent responses of soil respiration components to elevated CO2 and temperature in experimental forest mesocosms. Plant and Soil 229: 259-270.

  • Luo, Y., S. Wan, D. Hui, and L. L. Wallace. 2001. Acclimatization of soil respiration to warming in a tall grass prairie. Nature 413: 622-625.

  • Wan, S., D. Hui, and Y. Luo. 2001. Fire effects on nitrogen pools and dynamics in terrestrial ecosystems: a meta-analysis. Ecological Applications 11: 1349-1365.

  • Chen, S.P., Y.B. Gao. 2000. Grass-endophyte interactions and their ecological significance. Chinese Journal of Ecology 19: 52-57(in Chinese with English abstract).

  • Liang, Y., Y.B. Gao, A.Z. Ren, S.P. Chen, N. Liu, S. Liu. 2000. Quantitative characteristics of Salix gordejevii population in different sandy land habitats. Acta Ecologica Sinica 20: 80-87 (in Chinese with English abstract).

  • Roden, J.S., G. Lin and J.R. Ehleringer. 2000. A mechanistic model for interpretation of hydrogen and oxygen isotope ratios in tree-ring cellulose. Geochim.Cosmochim Acta, 64: 21-35.

  • Lin, G., J. Adams, B. Farnsworth, Y. Wei, B.D.V. Marino and J.A. Berry. 1999. Ecosystem carbon exchange in two terrestrial ecosystem mesocosms under different atmospheric CO2 concentrations. Oecologia 119:97-108.

  • Lin, G., J.R. Ehleringer, P.T. Rygiewicz, M.G. Johnson and D.T. Tingey. 1999. Elevated CO2 and temperature impacts on different components of soil CO2 efflux in Douglas-fir terracosms. Global Change Biology 5:157-168.

  • Liu, S., Y.B. Gao, S.P. Chen, A.Z. Ren, Y. Liang, N. Liu. 1999. A preliminary study on the clonal growth and adaptive strategy of Pennisetum Centrasiaticum and Leynus Secalinus. Journal of Desert Research 19 (Supp.1): 75-78 (in Chinese with English abstract).

  • Ren, A.Z., Y.B. Gao, Y. Liang, S.P. Chen, S. Liu, N. Liu. 1999. Effect of drought stress on clonal growth of Pennisetum Centrasiaticum and Leymus Secalinus. Journal of Desert Research 19 (Supp.1): 30-34 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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